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Skipjack's Seafood Grill, Bar & Fish Market

Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (341 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (30 reviews)
“crab cakes” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I needed to eat,I would not rave about this place as it's full of local barflies.Cheesy cheap decor and slow service you can expect from the Dutch side.Dine on the French side in Grande Case but please check before booking as there is still a...More

Thank prancingpony2002
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I really liked that restaurant, the lobster was really good and the brownie too, the price is right compared to the high quality

Thank Chiara Z
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Amazingly fresh seafood and great views on the water. Also purchased some seafood to cook at home from the market, and once again did not disappoint.

1  Thank Sune P
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Excelent taste . Good humor. Nice ambiance. Good location . Very good service . Good communication and flexibility with the staff was excellent

Thank Safieq S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We were in St Maarten last Saturday with Jimmy our tour guide who recommended this place for seafood. We had fish and lobster and the food was great! It's right on the water and the service was great too. Highly recommend the place if you're...More

Thank kenh4495
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great food and atmosphere. Difficult parking but right across from my hotel so I just parked there and walked. I ate there 3 times during my stay.

Thank Williecmo
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Went here for a night out with my daughter and friend. We had a fabulous time. The food was spectacular, delicious, favored to perfection. The waiter and staff was attentive and ensure that all our needs were met. Definitely would revisit.

Thank Ladylovezz
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Shipjacks with my family and friends! Everything we ate was amazing my mother had a tuna fillet it was the best thing i tried in the world. I ate the red snapper which was also very good! The lobsters were HUGE!! The...More

Thank Grecia J G
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! All I can say. Pick your own lobster or tell the waitress an estimated pound and they take care of the rest. One of the best lobsters we ever had!

Thank D C
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Great seafood pick your own lobster Great view of the Bay Great place to bring the family Drinks were very good service friendly recommend having dinner their at least once

Thank Joseph S
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17 September 2015|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
You might try the Ital Shack, it is all vegetarian and is a Rasta restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: 544-2313
  • E-mail
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